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Nation Aug 31State Department to release 7,000 pages of Clinton’s emails, 150 redacted
The State Department is expected to release roughly 7,000 pages of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails later Monday, including about 150 that have been censored because they contain information that has now been deemed classified.
World Aug 03Gulf Arab states welcome Iran nuke deal but seek further assurance
DOHA, Qatar -- Gulf Arab states on Monday welcomed the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and world powers but said they would like further assurances that the U.S. would help them counter increasing Iranian assertiveness in the region.
Politics Jul 31U.S. condemns terrorist attack that killed Palestinian toddler
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is condemning an arson attack by suspected Jewish extremists in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian toddler, branding it a "vicious terrorist" act that must be punished.
Politics Jul 24Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard could be freed from prison soon
WASHINGTON -- Convicted American spy Jonathan Pollard could be released from federal prison within months.
Nation Jul 24New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions
WASHINGTON -- A new letter by intelligence investigators to the Justice Department says secret government information may have been compromised in Hillary Rodham Clinton's private server, underscoring an inescapable reality for her presidential campaign: Email is forever.
World Jul 23Turkey allows U.S. to use key base to launch airstrikes against Islamic State
Turkey has agreed to let the U.S. military use a key air base near the border with Syria to launch airstrikes against the Islamic State, senior Obama administration officials said Thursday, giving a boost to the U.S.-led coalition amid a…
Politics Jul 20New era begins as Cuba raises flag at embassy in U.S.
The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations Monday after more than five decades of frosty relations rooted in the Cold War.
World Jul 14Iran agrees to landmark nuclear deal
Any deal will go to the U.N. Security Council, which is expected to endorse it by the end of the month, to start the mechanics of implementation — long-term, verifiable limits on Iranian nuclear programs that could be used to…
Politics Jul 13Iran nuclear agreement expected to come Tuesday
VIENNA -- Disputes over attempts to probe Tehran's alleged work on nuclear weapons unexpectedly persisted Monday, diplomats said, threatening plans to wrap up an Iran nuclear deal by midnight -- the latest in a series of deadlines for the negotiations.
World Jul 02Iran takes hard line on inspections, sanctions at nuke talks
VIENNA — Iran took a hard line Thursday on two of the biggest demands of world powers in a final nuclear accord, rejecting any extraordinary inspection rules and threatening to ramp up enrichment of bomb-making material if the United States…